G1 CLIMAX 23 - Day One
Promotion(s) NJPW
Date Aug 1, 2013
Venue Act City Hamamatsu
City Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
Attendance 3,2000
Television SamuraiTV
Japan iPPV NicoNico
Internat'l iPPV Ustream
Official Results
Results G1 CLIMAX 23 Day One
iPPV Chronology
Next Event G1 Climax 23 - Day Two
Prior Event Kizuna Road 2013
G1 Climax 23 - Day One was a pro-wrestling event held by New Japan Pro-Wrestling on August 1, 2013 at Act City Hamamatsu.  It was broadcast live on SamuraiTV, and was available as a pay-per-view in Japan on NicoNico and worldwide on Ustream.

It was the first event of G1 Climax 23 , a round-robin tournament which took place at nine events from August 1, 2013 to August 11, 2013, with the winner recieving an IWGP Heavyweight Championship match at an event of their choosing.



Block ResultsEdit

1. Lance Archer 2 1. Kota Ibushi 2
Katsuyori Shibata 2 Shelton Benjamin 2
Togi Makabe 2 Yujiro Takahashi 2
Satoshi Kojima 2 Yuji Nagata 2
Prince Devitt 2 Karl Anderson 2
6. Tomohiro Ishii 0 6. Toru Yano 0
Davey Boy Smith, Jr. 0 Hiroyoshi Tenzan 0
Hirooki Goto 0 Tetsuya Naito 0
Hiroshi Tanahashi 0 Minoru Suzuki 0
Kazuchika Okada 0 Shinsuke Nakamura 0


Stuart of Strong Style Spirit described it as a "good show" that "wasn't the strongest looking card of the nine match tournament but was mostly entertaining with a couple of stand out matches."